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A sociology of sport

by Howard L. Nixon

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. Co. in Belmont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports -- Sociological aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 316-344) and index.

    StatementHoward L. Nixon II, James H. Frey.
    ContributionsFrey, James H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV706.5 .N58 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 363 p. :
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL783345M
    ISBN 100534247628
    LC Control Number95015353

    Background to Sport Sociology --Introduction to Sport Sociology --Introduction --Sports worlds: a sociological perspective --The third edition --Chapter summary --Sport and Modernity --Introduction --Sport, society and everyday life --The social and cultural production of sport --A brief introduction to sociology and its key terms --Sport and. PTheoretical approaches to the sociology of sport File Size: 37KB.

    Chapter 3 The Sociology of Sport as a Career and Academic Discipline; Chapter 4 Navigating ‘In-Betweenness’ in Studying Sport in Society; Chapter 5 Personal Reflections on the Past, Present and Future of Sociology of Sport; Chapter 6 Why Studying Sport Matters: One Woman’s Perspective as a Sport Sociology Scholar; Chapter 7 My Journey. Published four times a year, the Sociology of Sport Journal was created to stimulate and communicate research, critical thought, and theory development on issues pertaining to the sociology of sport. The journal publishes peer-reviewed empirical and theoretical papers; book reviews; and critical essays.

    The first book with the term sociology in its title was written in the midth century by the English philosopher Herbert Spencer. In the United States, the first Sociology course was taught at the University of Kansas, Lawrence in under the title Elements of Sociology (the oldest continuing sociology course in America). SOCIOLOGY OF SPORT University o Brnf o The object of my article is to define, in roug least thh, featuree scop oesf at sociology of sport. At sam the timee. I would like to contribute methodologically — to the prospective solution of its genera Thel problemsy are no. t only interest­ ing bu alst o still unsolved.


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